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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Imports: Sewing machines

Sewing machines, the No. 544 import by value totaled $25.96 million for the month of February, $60.75 million through February of 2019, and $528.12 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$14.2 M
2Vietnam$12.26 M
3Japan$8.59 M
4Taiwan$7.68 M
5Thailand$7.2 M
6Germany$5.15 M
7Switzerland$1.82 M
8India$851,797
9Italy$748,702
10Czech Republic$475,674
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $60.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $16,088,709
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,556,599
3International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $6,363,026
4Port Miami $6,080,740
5Port of Newark $5,333,725
6Port of Long Beach $2,374,457
7Port of Virginia $2,184,335
8Port of Charleston $2,055,934
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,987,149
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,650,328

U.S. imports of Sewing machines increased 1.89 percent through February to $60.75 million

U.S. imports of Sewing machines increased 1.89 percent from $59.62 million to $60.75 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 544 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 542 for the last full year with a total value of $528.12 million, a $61.94 million, 13.29 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $14,203,368
2Vietnam $12,258,633
3Japan $8,587,371
4Taiwan $7,684,947
5Thailand $7,204,910
6Germany $5,149,080
7Switzerland $1,818,873
8India $851,797
9Italy $748,702
10Czech Republic $475,674

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $44,218,916
2New Orleans $31,850,303
3Chicago $23,012,236
4Miami $17,350,349
5Cleveland $9,427,019
6Atlanta/Savannah $7,778,109
7New York City $5,183,729
8San Francisco $3,366,948
9St. Louis $2,580,418
10Great Falls, Mont. $2,370,983

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.05 percent compared to last year to $16.09 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 200.83 percent compared to last year to $7.56 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. fell 17.79 percent compared to last year to $6.36 million.
  • Port Miami fell 11.26 percent compared to last year to $6.08 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 20.53 percent compared to last year to $5.33 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 China decreased $3.75 million, 20.9 percent, (23.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $809,126, 7.07 percent, (20.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $425,062, 5.21 percent, (14.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $288,073, 3.89 percent, (12.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $1.32 million, 22.35 percent, (11.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.2 percent of all these Sewing machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $49.94 million of the $60.75 million total.

All totaled, 68.18 percent of all these Sewing machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $41.42 million of the $60.75 million total